Crisis Intervention Team Training
NAMI Wisconsin’s Fox Valley affiliate piloted a Crisis Intervention Team Training program for law enforcement in 2004, the first in the state of Wisconsin, based on the Memphis Model of CIT. Nationally recognized for its effectiveness, CIT training helps law enforcement personnel learn to recognize basic signs and symptoms of mental illness along with skills to de-escalate a crisis situation.
What does the course include?
- A comprehensive, five day, 40 hour training
- Twenty-five hours of classroom training
- Fifteen hours of experiential training through tours of community sites, ride-along experiences with human service workers, and role playing scenario training
CIT trainings in Wisconsin will be posted on the Calendar